Our Missionaries

Kontaktmission sends missionaries all over the world. We are sending from 44 countries to 58 countries. Here are some of the missionaries sent from the United States.

Claus and Marie Hofmann

Hofmann, Claus and Marie

Claus & Marie Hofmann We are the Hofmanns, Claus, Marie, Kai and Silas and since 2012 we have lived and served in Pogradec, Albania. From the beginning we have called our ministry “Shqipshapers” (Shqip is the Albanian word for the Albanian language and culture) and it is our passion to help shape the future of Albania by investing in the next generation of Albanian leaders.We want to see Albanians raised up and sent out as change agents into whatever aspect of society God calls them, be it primarily spiritual, educational, social, or economic. We work in partnership with CFN Albania, …

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Panepinto, Rocco & Karoline

Rocco & Karoline Panepinto My wife, Karoline, and I have been a married team for over 38 years now. We have six children and currently six grandchildren. I am a U.S. American and my wife is a German citizen. We met and were later married in the city of Wuerzburg where my first church plant was located. Karoline had come to a saving faith in Jesus in the summer before beginning her studies at the university in Wuerzburg and was discipled in our church. After we were married she joined me for another church plant in the city of Schweinfurt. …

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Derrick & Mikaela Shipley

Shipley Derrick & Mikaelа

Derrick & Mikaela Shipley Since January 1st, 2020, Derrick and Mikaela Shipley have been serving on the mission field in Norway. A calling that has roots all the way back to 2004 in Mikaela’s life and then taking hold in Derrick’s life in 2014. Our mission is to share the Living Gospel in Norway and Beyond! We are both from Indiana as Derrick is from Carlisle and Mikaela is from Greenwood. We first met each other at Ball State University at the Christian Campus House in August 2013. We presently live and serve in Stavanger, which is on the southwest …

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Sean and Laura Carney

Carney, Sean & Laura

Sean and Laura Carney We live in Elbasan, Albania with our two children: Alistar, 12, and Amelia, 10. Originally from NW Arkansas, where Sean worked as a high school English teacher, we moved to Albania in 2017. Our family is passionate about seeing God’s kingdom come spiritually and tangibly to our community. Our neighborhood is bustling with life, full of families and schools, but it is also economically depressed, lacking jobs and resources to provide for daily needs. God has built into our whole family a deep compassion for the impoverished and rejected people that surround us. Check out Sean …

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John & Mirjam Curry

Curry, John & Mirjam

John & Mirjam Curry We are the Curry family: John, Mirjam, Elea, & Finley. Our family has been living and serving in Germany since 2017. For the first five years we were living and working in Wüstenrot alongside a church there. In August of 2022 we moved to Southern Germany close to the France/Swiss border. John grew up in the area of Omaha, Nebraska and Mirjam in southern Germany. We met in 2004 at a church camp while Mirjam was a foreign exchange student in Clay Center, Nebraska. John studied pastoral ministries at Nebraska Christian college from 2005-2009. Mirjam moved …

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